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Prevent insect infestations when storing grain

Posted September 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

To inform producers, grain industry about steps to take to prevent insect infestations.

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Five Additional Infrastructure Projects in the Interlake Region Get Joint Government Funding

Posted August 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

eeeThe governments of Canada and Manitoba are announcing funding for two additional projects in communities in western Manitoba under the New Building Canada Plan’s Small Communities Fund.

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Producer car program updated for 2015-16 crop year

Posted July 31, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Grain Commission is making changes to the producer car program to ensure the program provides timely and efficient service to producers and producer car administrators.

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CWB and G3 Finalize Commercialization Deal

Posted July 31, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced that the CWB has finalized the commercialization deal with G3 Global Grain Group and has become a fully private and global competitor in the Canadian grain sector.

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Minister Ritz Calls for Outright Repeal of United States Country of Origin Labelling (COOL)

Posted July 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister Ritz Calls for Outright Repeal of U.S. Country of Origin Labelling (COOL)

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New crop year reminders for Western producers and industry

Posted July 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

New crop year reminders for Western grain producers and industry.

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Governments, University of Saskatchewan and Industry Invest in Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

Posted July 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart committed $10 million in funding under Growing Forward 2 for a new Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Changes to CWRS and CPSR wheat variety designations

Posted July 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

After consulting with domestic and international stakeholders and conducting a thorough evaluation, the Canadian Grain Commission will designate 29 varieties of Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) and Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR) wheat to another clas…

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Changes to CWRS and CPSR wheat variety designations

Posted July 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

After consulting with domestic and international stakeholders and conducting a thorough evaluation, the Canadian Grain Commission will designate 29 varieties of Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) and Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR) wheat to another clas…

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Government of Canada Invests in National Research Infrastructure

Posted July 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: July 29, 2015 – The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), accompanied by Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton–Riverview–Dieppe, will make a national research infrastructure announcement at the Université de Moncton, including new support for salmon farming in New Brunswick.

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Government of Canada Supports Technical Skills Training to Meet the Growing Demand in Manitoba’s Agriculture Sector

Posted July 27, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced funding to the Assiniboine Community College (ACC) to expand technical skills trainin…

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Harper Government Supports International Growth for British Columbia’s Wine Industry

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced a $630,000 investment for the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Okanagan campus to strengthen the British Columbia (B.C.) wine industry’s export read…

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Harper Government Invests in Vegetable Preservation

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today an investment of $2.5 million to Bonduelle Research Inc., to introduce a new food preservation technology which prolongs the shelf-life of vegetables making them safer to consume longer after they are har…

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Government of Canada Supports Technical Skills Training

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit the agriculture s…

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for the Wine Sector in British Columbia

Posted July 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit B.C.’s wine industry.

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International Trade Centre Investment Announced by Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan

Posted July 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced a commitment of $22 million, through Growing Forward 2, for the construction of a new 150,000 square foot multipurpose facility at Evraz Place ca…

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Statement from Ministers Ritz and Fast on Senator Stabenow’s Proposed Bill to Amend United States Country of Origin Labelling (COOL)

Posted July 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Statement from Ministers Ritz and Fast on Senator Stabenow’s Proposed Bill to amend U.S. Country of Origin Labelling (COOL)

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Harper Government Announces Tax Relief for Western Livestock Producers

Posted July 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today released a list of designated regions in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba where tax deferrals have been authorized for 2015.

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Harper Government Establishes Market Access for Beef to Ukraine

Posted July 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast, announced today that the Government of Canada has opened the Ukrainian market for beef (from cattle under 30 months) and ready-to-eat meat.

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Harper Government Invests in Animal Health

Posted July 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

John Barlow, Member of Parliament for Macleod, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of over $268,000 to Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) to help ensure that cattle arriving at auctions and abattoirs are in good heal…

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New program supports Blueberry Expansion

Posted July 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Nova Scotia’s wild blueberry farmers will have access to new funding that will allow them to increase and expand production.

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Crop Logistics Working Group Identifies Efficiencies in Grain Handling System

Posted July 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today that the Crop Logistics Working Group (CLWG) has completed its final report, identifying ways to improve the grain handling and transportation system across Canada. The working group was chaired by Mr. Mu…

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Agriculture Ministers Collaborate on Sector Challenges and Opportunities

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) agriculture Ministers wrapped up their annual meeting today with commitments to ongoing coordinated activity to boost the competitiveness of a sector that generates over $100 billion to Canada’s economy, repres…

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Federal Provincial Territorial Agriculture Ministers’ Annual Meeting 2015

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In discussing progress in trade and market access and touching on interprovincial trade as an area for ongoing focus, Ministers reaffirmed support for developing new markets around the world for Canadian products, while continuing to preserve the integ…

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Government of Canada Partners with Life Science Association of Manitoba to Promote Bioproduct Producers

Posted July 16, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support for the Life Science Association of Manitoba (LSAM) to pursue national…

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Annual Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture

Posted July 16, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Agriculture Ministers will wind up with remarks to be delivered by this year’s co-chairs, federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Prince Edward Island Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Alan McI…

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Annual Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture

Posted July 16, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Agriculture Ministers will wind up with remarks to be delivered by this year’s co-chairs, federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Prince Edward Island Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Alan McI…

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Harper Government Investing to Upgrade Atlantic Agricultural Research Facilities

Posted July 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for Egmont Gail Shea announced today funding of $4 million for infrastructure improvements at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) facilities in Prince Edwar…

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Harper Government Invests in Atlantic Grains and Oilseeds Sector to Boost Output

Posted July 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for Egmont Gail Shea announced today an investment of $792,064 to the Atlantic Grains Council (AGC) to improve the quality and output of grains and oilseeds p…

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Harper Government Investing to Upgrade Atlantic Agricultural Research Facilities

Posted July 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for Egmont Gail Shea announced today funding of $4 million for infrastructure improvements at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) facilities in Prince Edwar…

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Harper Government Invests in Atlantic Grains and Oilseeds Sector to Boost Output

Posted July 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for Egmont Gail Shea announced today an investment of $792,064 to the Atlantic Grains Council (AGC) to improve the quality and output of grains and oilseeds p…

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Small-scale Farmers Celebrated at Small Farm Expo

Posted July 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Aspiring, new and experienced farmers will have an opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills at farmer-led workshops and demonstrations at this year’s Small Farm Expo.

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Small-scale Farmers Celebrated at Small Farm Expo

Posted July 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Aspiring, new and experienced farmers will have an opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills at farmer-led workshops and demonstrations at this year’s Small Farm Expo.

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Life Sciences Industry in Western Canada

Posted July 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit the biopro…

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Life Sciences Industry in Western Canada

Posted July 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit the biopro…

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Government of Canada Investment Strengthens the Poultry Industry

Posted July 14, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada’s poultry industry will be able to address a significant productivity issue thanks to a $400,000 investment announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification.

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Government of Canada Investment Strengthens the Poultry Industry

Posted July 14, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada’s poultry industry will be able to address a significant productivity issue thanks to a $400,000 investment announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification.

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Harper Government Invests to Boost Canadian Potato Exports

Posted July 14, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today an investment of up to $1.4 million for Potatoes New Brunswick to lead a national research effort to help improve potato yields and the export competitiveness of Canadian French fries.

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Harper Government Invests to Boost Canadian Potato Exports

Posted July 14, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today an investment of up to $1.4 million for Potatoes New Brunswick to lead a national research effort to help improve potato yields and the export competitiveness of Canadian French fries.

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Government of Canada Investment to Advance Genomics Technologies

Posted July 13, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $600,000 for Genome Prairie to advance genomics technologies in Saskatchewan.

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